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Rashtrapati Bhavan Writes to EC Over Using President’s Photo

Secretary to the President, Ms. Omita Paul has written to Dr. Nasim Zaidi, Chief Election Commissioner of India objecting to the reported misuse of President’s photos for political purposes. The letter said, “This has reference to a news item that appeared today in two national dailies captioned “Pranab pictures on Cong posters under EC scanner”. The news items also reported ...

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1965 War: President Hosts Tea, Felicitates 4 War Heroes

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President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday hosted tea for the veterans of 1965 war at Rashtrapati Bhavan and felicitated four heroes on the occasion. The four heroes include Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC; CQMH Abdul Hamid, PVC (Posthumous); Lt Col AB Tarapore, PVC (Posthumous) and Chaman Lal, Ashoka Chakra (Posthumous). Mrs. Rasoonan Bibi, Mrs. Zarine Mahir and Mrs. ...

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President to Present National Sports Awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan Tomorrow

The President Pranab Mukherjee will present the National Sports Awards at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan tomorrow, August 29,2015. The National Sports Award comprise of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Dhyanchand Award for Lifetime Achievement in Sports and Games, Arjuna Awards, Dronacharya Awards, Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy, Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar. Rajiv Gandhi Khel ...

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President Pranab Mukherjee’s Wife Suvra Mukherjee Passes Away

President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife Suvra Mukherjee passed away on Tuesday morning, after suffering from heart ailments. Born on 17 Sept. 1940, Surva was married to Pranab Mukherjee when she was 17 years and in their 58 years of marriage they never fought even for a single day, she once said in her interview. She passed away on Tuesday morning at ...

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LIVE: President Mukherjee Addressed the Nation on the eve of 69th Independence Day of India

Catch all the live updates of Presidents Speech addressed the nation on the eve of 69th Independence day of India. #PresidentMukherjee addressed the nation on the eve of 69th Independence Day of India pic.twitter.com/9QmvyumI3V — President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) August 14, 2015 Warm greetings on the eve of 68th anniversary of Independence #PresidentMukherjee — President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) August 14, ...

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President Pranab Mukherjee Undergoes Angioplasty

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday underwent an angioplasty, a non-surgical procedure to open blocked arteries, at a hospital in New Delhi. Mukherjee, 79, was admitted to the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) around 2.30 p.m after he complained of stomach pain. President’s Press Secretary Venu Rajamony said Mr Mukherjee is doing fine and will soon be discharged from the ...

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Commonwealth Science Conference Will Begin Today in Bengaluru

The Garden city is all set to hold the Commonwealth Science Conference from Tuesday evening, which is being held in India for the first time. While President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the conference in Bengaluru today, Duke of York Prince Andrew will be the special guest at the inaugural session of the four-day conference at the country’s premiere Indian Institute ...

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Take Advantage of Make in India, says President to Finland

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has invited Finland, during his visit, to take advantage of the "Make in India" campaign which seeks to position India as a global manufacturing hub through a series of policy interventions on Thursday. Addressing the Finnish Parliament in Helsinki, Mukherjee said the new government in India was focused on "growth and creation of employment opportunities" and ...

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Take Advantage of Make in India, says President to Finland

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has invited Finland, during his visit, to take advantage of the "Make in India" campaign which seeks to position India as a global manufacturing hub through a series of policy interventions on Thursday. Addressing the Finnish Parliament in Helsinki, Mukherjee said the new government in India was focused on "growth and creation of employment opportunities" and ...

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Manmohan Singh Knew of 2G Scam, Coal scams: blames Ex-CAG Vinod Rai

Former Comptroller Auditor General of India Vinod Rai alleges that the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was aware about the 2G spectrums and coal block scams. Vinod Rai said that Congress MPs Sanjay Nirupam, Ashwini Kumar and Sandeep Dikshit put pressure on him not to reveal the name of PM Manmohan Singh on 2G spectrum and coal block scams. He ...

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June 9 Brief News and Photos

The Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari being welcomed by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on his arrival at Parliament House to attend the Joint Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi on June 09, 2014. The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee being welcomed by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on his arrival at Parliament House to attend the ...

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PMO Denies Sanjay Baru Revelations in New Book ‘Accidental Prime Minister’

Former editor and the Prime Minister’s former media advisor Sanjaya Baru, in his book “The Accidental Prime Minister” has revealed something that has rattled the top leadership of the Congress party, especially Sonia Gandhi. In a strong refutation of the charges levelled by the former media man, the PMO current media adviser Pankaj Pachauri said, “Baru has taken advantage of ...

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Presidential Election 2012: UPA Zeroes in on Pranab Mukherjee Finally, Mamata Uncertain on Quitting

The ruling government coalition has finally ended the flip-flop drama choosing finance minister Pranab Mukherjee to be its candidate for the august post of President of India amidst stiff opposition from West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. The day’s events on Friday unfolded with Mulayam drawing his feet on support to former President Abdul Kalam amid UPA chief Sonia Gandhi’s ...

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